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September 5, 2012

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Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
September 5, 2012
E-Blast highlights upcoming activities, legal information and links to the Bar's website at

Probate Bench/Bar seminar this Friday
The 2012 Probate Bench/Bar Seminar on Friday, Sept. 7, has been approved for 6.0 Estate Planning and Probate Specialization credit hours. To register for this event, click

Featured seminar
The Law of Workers’ Compensation in South Carolina: 2012 Update
The S.C. Bar CLE Division and the S.C. Bar Workers’ Compensation Law Section are pleased to present the 2012 edition of this annual program. This year’s seminar will not only feature the debut of the sixth edition of The Law of S.C. Workers’ Compensation Insurance in South Carolina (which every registrant will receive), but also powerful presentations by a number of South Carolina’s leading practitioners, the Workers’ Compensation Commission and the commissioners’ administrative assistants.

Valuable resource of the week
Labor and Employment Law for S.C. Lawyers, Fourth Edition
This comprehensive guide for S.C. lawyers highlights every major aspect of both federal and S.C. labor and employment law. Statutes, regulations, common law and administrative procedures are discussed in a thorough and organized fashion with an emphasis on providing practical, understandable answers to the most common questions that arise in most employment cases. Each book also comes with a CD, containing complete text and a keyword search tool, making it easy to quickly find what you need.

Dollars and Uncommon Sense: Learning Cafés for Lawyers and CPAs
The S.C. Association of Certified Public Accountants and the S.C. Bar are excited to present "Dollars and Uncommon Sense: Learning Cafés for Lawyers and CPAs." These three unique educational and networking opportunities are offered in Greenville, Myrtle Beach and Columbia, and each program brings together outstanding presenters from the CPA and attorney perspectives on timely topics of interest for both professions. Sign up today!

Helping Your Client Create the Right Corporate Structure
, Sept. 17, Greenville

Key Concepts in Understanding Valuations in Probate, Domestic and Business Cases, Oct. 24, Myrtle Beach

Structuring Settlements to Maximize Your Client’s Interests, Nov. 12, Columbia

Upcoming seminars
2012 Probate Bench/Bar

How to Maximize the Revenues and Sale Value of Your Practice Now … or for a Lifetime!

2012 Solo and Small Firm CLE and Annual Meeting

CFPB: Speak NOW or FOREVER Hold Your Peace–The Elimination of HUD/TIL 

Advertising School (LEAPP)

Trust Account School (LEAPP)

Ethics School (LEAPP) 

2012 Hot Tips From the Coolest Domestic Law Practitioners

Current Topics for Construction Practitioners

Conservation Easements: What, Why and How 

Nit, Grit and Wit: Tales and Talk on Ethics, Substance Abuse and Mental Health in the Legal Profession

SCWLA–Law Practice Diversity: Leadership, Communication and Technology

How to Understand and Analyze Financial Statements for Lawyers

Using Cognitive and Behavioral Techniques in Emotionally Charged Situations

2012 Masters-in-Equity Bench/Bar

Critical Financial Errors in Divorce and QDROs
Principals, Errors and Best Practices: Charleston and Myrtle Beach (click a location to register)

Recent publication releases
Annotated S.C. Rules of Professional Conduct 2010 Edition by Profs. Nathan M. Crystal and Robert M. Wilcox

S.C. Rules of Procedure Annotated 2012 by Justin S. Kahn

S.C. Evidence Handbook Annotated, Eighth Edition by Justin S. Kahn

Want to save some money? Purchase S.C. Rules of Procedure Annotated 2012 and S.C. Evidence Handbook Annotated, Eighth Edition together by clicking 

Service of Process in South Carolina, Third Edition by John S. Nichols

Masters-in-Equity and Special Referees in South Carolina, Fourth Edition by John S. Nichols

S.C. Case Law Update 2011 by John S. Nichols

The S.C. Bankruptcy Practice Manual, Revised Second Edition by Jan M. Baker, C. Jennalyn Dalrymple and Lydia A. Eloff

Need answers to a publication or invoice question? Want to place an order by phone? Contact Kristie Haustovich at or (803) 771-0333, ext. 126.

Webcast replays
Technology and the Ethics Confidentiality, Sept. 6

Passion and the Profession of Law, Sept. 6

Substance Abuse: The Circle of Life, Sept. 10

2011 Government Law Update, Sept. 11

The Art of Advocacy: What Can Lawyers Learn From Actors?, Sept. 12

On-demand, online CLE programs
The Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act Decision:
 Key Perspectives for Health Care, Employment, Insurance and Medicaid

Cellphone Forensics: What's in it for Me? featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Cellphone Forensics: Using Protection for Cellphones featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Cellphone Forensics: Show Me the Money featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Cellphone Forensics: Going, Going, Gone featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Cellphone Forensics: Call Me featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Cellphone Forensics: "Book 'Em Danno!" featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Practical Solutions for Common Title Problems featuring Graydon V. Olive III

Rebuttal Reports: A Guide to Preparation and Testimony featuring Deborah B. Haskell

Business Divorce: Planning for When Businesses Come Apart, Part 2

Valuing Closing Held Interests and Effective Planning Without Discounts

Workouts of Troubled LLCs and Partnerships, Part 1

Workouts of Troubled LLCs and Partnerships, Part 2

For a complete listing of upcoming teleseminars, visit If you have any difficulty registering for these teleseminars, please e-mail or call 1-800-694-9747.

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